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All the Light We Cannot See
All the Light We Cannot See
by Anthony Doerr
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In Anthony Doerr's All the Light We Cannot See, set in France in 1944, a 16-year-old blind French girl and a 17-year-old German soldier are on different yet converging paths. This is an amazing, masterfully executed tale. Each perfect word, each perfect... (read more)

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Girl in a Band: A Memoir
Girl in a Band: A Memoir
by Kim Gordon
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Kim Gordon, founding member of Sonic Youth, fashion icon, and role model for a generation of women, now tells her story — a memoir of life as an artist, of music, marriage, motherhood, independence, and as one of the first women of rock and roll... (read more)

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Station Eleven
Station Eleven
by Emily St. John Mandel
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Station Eleven has that magical quality of the best books: it transports you completely to another reality while secretly expanding your understanding of this one. I read a lot of books this year that I loved, but this was the only one that gave me a... (read more)

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The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
by Daniel James Brown
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Brown masterfully narrates the tale of the 1936 American Olympic rowing team and their gold medal triumph. He paints a vivid picture of the men in the boat, their world, and their sport. A fascinating glimpse into a bygone era.... (read more)

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Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail (Vintage)
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail (Vintage)
by Cheryl Strayed
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I know this title is everywhere right now. I was very fortunate to get an advanced copy, and I immediately fell in love. Why? Well, like many, my favorite books are those that seem to have been written just for me. I deeply understood the raw ache of... (read more)

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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing
by Marie Kondo
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This best-selling guide to decluttering your home from Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes readers step-by-step through her revolutionary KonMari Method for simplifying, organizing, and storing. Japanese organizational consultant Marie Kondo... (read more)

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Get in Trouble: Stories
Get in Trouble: Stories
by Kelly Link
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She has been hailed by Michael Chabon as “the most darkly playful voice in American fiction” and by Neil Gaiman as “a national treasure.” Now Kelly Link’s eagerly awaited new collection — her first for adult readers in... (read more)

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Funny Girl
Funny Girl
by Nick Hornby
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Hornby's latest is a hilarious and insightful look into the early television business that perfectly evokes 1960s London. As usual, his dialogue is sharp and bright and will take even the most cynical reader on an entertaining journey up the television... (read more)

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The Empathy Exams: Essays
The Empathy Exams: Essays
by Leslie Jamison
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Leslie Jamison is a marvel. The essays that make up this collection are wise, uncomfortable, beautiful, humane, and utterly absorbing. They demand an investigation of the reader's own heart. I can't think of another book I've recommended to so many... (read more)

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I Refuse
I Refuse
by Per Petterson
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A masterful new novel from Per Petterson, who “provides one of literature's greatest gifts... a welcome refuge from our cacophonous world” (NPR) Per Petterson's hotly anticipated new novel, I Refuse, is the work of an internationally... (read more)

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Orphan Train: Novel
Orphan Train: Novel
by Christina Baker Kline
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Between 1854 and 1929, so-called orphan trains ran regularly from the cities of the East Coast to the farmlands of the Midwest, carrying thousands of abandoned children whose fates would be determined by pure luck. Would they be adopted by a kind and... (read more)

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The Residue Years
The Residue Years
by Mitchell S. Jackson
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Finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Fiction Finalist for the Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize Nominee for the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award Honor Book for Fiction for the Black Caucus of the ALA Mitchell S. Jackson grew up black in a neglected... (read more)

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The Blackhouse
The Blackhouse
by Peter May
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From acclaimed author and dramatist Peter May comes the Barry award-winning The Blackhouse, the first book in the Lewis Trilogy — a riveting mystery series set on the Isle of Lewis in Scotland's Outer Hebrides. When a grisly murder occurs on the... (read more)

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The Girl on the Train
The Girl on the Train
by Paula Hawkins
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A debut psychological thriller about a woman who becomes emotionally entangled in a murder investigation because of something she witnesses on her daily commute. Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning and every night. Every day she rattles... (read more)

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Bad Feminist
Bad Feminist
by Roxane Gay
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In a year full of debates on who is and isn't doing feminism "correctly," Roxane Gay's book of essays was a refreshing look at the expectations we hold for both women in the spotlight and ourselves as self-declared feminists. Volleying between humor... (read more)

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To Kill a Mockingbird
To Kill a Mockingbird
by Harper Lee
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We didn't read this in high school. The assigned book was The Scarlet Letter, which was already a favorite of mine. Recently, however, I decided that I'd ignored To Kill a Mockingbird for too long. If you haven't read it, or if it's been awhile since you... (read more)

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The Harder They Come
The Harder They Come
by T. C. Boyle
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From New York Times bestselling author T.C. Boyle, a powerful, gripping novel that explores the roots of violence and anti-authoritarianism inherent In the American character Set in contemporary Northern California, The Harder They Come explores the... (read more)

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Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage
Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage
by Barney Frank
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The autobiography of America's smartest, feistiest, and funniest politician. How did a disheveled, intellectually combative gay Jew with a thick New Jersey-Massachusetts accent become one of the most effective politicians of his time? In Frank, a candid... (read more)

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The Antiquarian
The Antiquarian
by Gustavo Faveron Patriau
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A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year A Best Book of the Summer: Los Angeles Times and Publishers Weekly An Amazon Best Book of the Month (Mystery, Thriller and Suspense) Three years have passed since Gustavo, a renowned psycholinguist, last spoke to... (read more)

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Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End
Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End
by Atul Gawande
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A compassionate look at how the medical industry currently handles aging, terminal illness, and end-of-life issues. Often medical professionals ignore quality of life, or a person's overall well-being, in favor of more treatments. There are no easy... (read more)

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